Early Stage Investors: Way More Than Just Money


NEW YORK – (DGIwire) — According to Webster’s New World Finance and Investment Dictionary, an “early stage investment” is “the financing provided by a venture capital firm to a company after it has received its initial, or seed, financing.” The definition goes…  Read More

Ear drug developer hears an IPO


U~T San Diego By Bradley J. Fikes San Diego biotech Otonomy filed Friday to raise up to $86 million in an initial public offering, just a few days after releasing positive Phase 3 data for its ear drug AuriPro. AuriPro was tested on children…  Read More

EMC looks to the clouds with TwinStrata and new VMax3 array

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IDG News Service EMC’s TwinStrata acquisition announced on Tuesday is just part of a bigger move to keep its venerable VMax storage platform up to date with large enterprises as they enter the cloud era. TwinStrata, which EMC is acquiring for an…  Read More

Kinvey Launches A Beacon Enabled Mobility Platform

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Forbes There has been much attention given recently  to indoor positioning systems and the value they bring to application and device creators. Apple ’s iBeacon initiative is perhaps the best known example – the technology enables push notifications to be sent to…  Read More

Chemists Expand Nature’s Genetic Alphabet

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by Nell Greenfieldboyce For the first time, scientists have expanded life’s genetic alphabet, by inserting two unnatural, man-made “letters” into a bacterium’s DNA, and by showing that the cell’s machinery can copy them. The advance means that scientists have a…  Read More

Synthorx Launches with Breakthrough Synthetic Biology

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First example of in vivo replication of a synthetic DNA base pair published in Nature SAN DIEGO, May 7, 2014 — /PRNewswire/ — Synthorx Inc. announced today the official launch of the company, which will be focused on using synthetic…  Read More

‘Ghost Ship’ the brainchild of Seacoast entrepreneur

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Once-secret project developed by Juliet Marine Systems By Jennifer Crompton WMUR Channel 9 New Hampshire STRATHAM, N.H. —A Seacoast entrepreneur said that after terrorists bombed the USS Cole in 2000, he wanted to do something to help. What resulted is…  Read More

Kaltura Releases Smart Video Monetization Suite

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Digital Journal Kaltura, the leading open source video platform, announced today that it has released its Smart Video Monetization Suite, the most advanced, comprehensive set of video monetization tools available from a single provider. The Suite includes in-player advertising –…  Read More